SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openslp (SUSE-SU-2016:2661-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for openslp fixes two security issues and two bugs. The
following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-4912: A remote attacker could have crashed the
server with a large number of packages (bsc#980722)

- CVE-2016-7567: A remote attacker could cause a memory
corruption having unspecified impact (bsc#1001600) The
following bugfix changes are included :

- bsc#994989: Removed convenience code as changes bytes in
the message buffer breaking the verification code

- bsc#974655: Removed no longer needed slpd init file

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1565=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94349 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4912

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